Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work?
A. I’m part of a golf league in the summer, a pool league in the winter, love to read, spend time up north at the lake relaxing.
Q. How long have you worked at Gillette?
A. Since 1980! A long time.
Q. Do you have any kids or pets?
A. Yes, two kids a 24 year old son and a 21 year old daughter. I also have a dog and a cat.
Q. As a child, which superhero did you admire? OR If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
A. I’m not sure about superhero, but how about healing power!
Q. If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
A. In a month I’m taking a cruise going to Freeport and Nassau, Bahamas with a group of friends.
Q. What is your favorite type of music?
A. I like Cities 97 and country radio stations.
Q. What drew you to Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare?
A. I was hired in 1980 and worked on 4 west as a HUC. I went to St Paul College and finished school on a Wednesday, interviewed on a Friday, started the next Monday.
Q. Do you have a favorite story or memory from Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare?
A. My best memories are working on 4 West during Christmas and Halloween because employees would have costume contests. Also getting to know patients and families during long in-patient stays.
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare?
A. New patient services is the first contact for families coming to Gillette. Speaking and reassuring concerned and anxious parents about their child’s first appointment is so rewarding. It’s easy to work at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare because what we do is so great!